Programming Connection

Ontario Hepatitis C Team: Elevate NWO 

Elevate NWO
Ontario
2014

Required Resources

  1. Outreach worker. Provides hepatitis C and HIV prevention services and education, including presentations and harm reduction supply distribution, to clients and other service providers.
  2. Community developer. Builds relationships and partnerships with organizations and agencies to raise awareness about hepatitis C in the community and builds relationships with service providers who may have a similar client base.
  3. Case manager. Works with clients with hepatitis C who need counselling or other psychosocial support, as well as clients who are starting treatment or who are on treatment. Monitors the health progress of clients and facilitates referrals to other services.
  4. Treatment nurses. Follow up with clients who have been referred for treatment, work with them to make sure that they are ready for treatment, and monitor their progress during treatment and for six months after treatment.